25 Hernád Valley

Description

The Hernád Valley is an important ecological corridor of the region connecting diverse habitats. The valley of the River Hernád is situated among the Cserehát Hills and Zemplén Mountains. The valley of the river is covered by softwood floodplain forests of Salix, Populus and Alnus.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU047
Location: Hungary, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Central coordinates: 21.06 East 48.17 North
Altitude: 98-265m, average: 134
Area: 25,586 ha

Habitats

Forest 5%Estimate icon
Grassland 12%Estimate icon
Wetland 6%Estimate icon
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 77%Estimate icon

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Birds

Qualifying birds for present IBA

103 (Asian) Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)

 

Other special birds

121 Corn Crake (Crex crex)

 

Common birds




Source: 1) Lovászi Péter (editor): Javasolt különleges madárvédelmi területek Magyarországon, Magyar Madártani és Természetvédelmi Egyesület, 2002; 2) BirdLife International: Important Bird Areas factsheet, 2012; 3) Králl Attila, Nagy Károly: Fontos Madárélőhelyek Magyarországon (Területek, kritériumok és minősítő fajok) MME Monitoring Központ, 2007; 4) www.hungarianbirdwatching.com Important Bird Area descriptions, 2004-2014